Post Thumbnail is a theme feature introduced with Version 2.9. Thumbnail is an image that is chosen as the representative image for Posts, Pages or Custom Post Types.

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Remove the Featured Image Meta Box

How can I remove the Featured Image meta box? I've tried using the remove_meta_box function and specifying the boxes ID but it doesn't seem to work like it does for the other native meta boxes. ...
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Server B handling add_image_size() differently than Server A

I'm curious what dependencies add_image_size() has because I just copied a theme over to a new server and began adding thumbnails to custom post types only to find out that my request for ...
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Getting Thumbnail Path rather than Image Tag

I see many methods of showing thumbnails in WordPress, but I'm not immediately sure how I could get only the path to a post's thumbnail rather than the html-ready code generated by functions like ...
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is it possible to replace the use of gd_lib with imagick or ImageMagick?

i'm looking around for a solution since weeks and can't make anything work yet. the problem is that my server is running debian/lenny and it's not supporting the bundled gd_lib which i need for ...
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Auto-retrieve YouTube Image for Thumbnail?

I have a custom post type that accepts a YouTube embed HTML snippet, title, and a featured image. Currently, I'm going and finding an image for the featured image, but ideally I would be able to ...
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add_image_size() for specific Post Types

set_post_thumbnail_size( 80, 80, true ); // true for all post types Suppose I have two post types in play on my blog: Post, Video and Product. I may want a 80x80 image size for my posts, but 100x100 ...
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Best way to filter featured image text for a custom post type?

I am trying to change the "Set featured image", "Remove featured image", and "Use as featured image" text links of a custom post type for my plugin Meteor Slides. I found the ...
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Post thumbnails in sidebar & footer?

I have a category in my blog called "work", and I will be assigning each post a thumbnail. This category will be excluded from my blog's navigation, but added as a fake page on my page nav bar. ...
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Showing Thumbnail from Previous and Next Posts

Is there a simple way to use the post thumbnail when calling previous_post_link() and next_post_link()?
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How to retrieve image from URL and set as featured image/post thumbnail

Given a Vimeo ID, I can retrieve a thumbnail from the video via Vimeo Simple API. Rather than call the API every time my page loads I want to set the image as the post thumbnail using the save_post ...
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Display All Post Attachments and Assign Class to the Last Image?

I have a function get_images() in which I would like to display all image attachments for the current post (or page) in a list with the last image having a class="last" attribute to mark it as the ...
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Can I refresh the thumbnails programmatically?

I would like to be able to refresh the thumbnail cache programmatically, not sure where to hook it, but at present any design changes mean re-uploading loads of images!
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Horizontal scroller with post_thumbnail's

Attempting to create a horizontal scroller using post_thumbnail's. I've made a filterable portfolio section using this tutorial: http://www.wearepixel8.com/blog/filterable-portfolio but my attempts ...
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Double thumbnails?

is it possible to use the thumbnail mechanic twice? I find the thumbnail API really useful for allowing users to place in there own graphics, so that I can control size and position easily. All they ...
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query_posts adding two “post-entry” divs

I'm currently making a worpress theme. In the loop I want to have two "post-entry" divs, one that's small that goes next to my post thumb, and one for without the thumb. I know that I need to do a ...
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User-friendly cropping of post thumbnails?

Is there a way to let my users define the crop area of a post thumbnail? The thumbnails always are existing post attachments, I would rather not create an extra attachment per thumbnail. The post ...